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  • Video Compression Basics

    Video compression is key in getting your video online and making it load fast for viewing. But compression can also cause nasty artifacts. In this lesson we cover the basics of how video compression works and some common terms used in the field.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How To Make a Surf Video Featured

    In this lesson, Vimeo Video School teamed up with Korduroy.tv to teach you how to shoot a surfing video, check it out!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Basics of Underwater Video

    Are you an aquatic explorer who wants to share your H2O adventures via video? Learn the basics of shooting underwater in this handy guide to mastering the seven seas of video.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 10 iPhone Apps to Make Your Mobile Videos Shine

    These days not only is your phone always within reach, there are a plethora of apps to help your mobile videos shine. Once you play around with these iPhone apps, your smartphone will start to feel more like a super portable, tricked out camera that also happens to make calls.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Storytelling with Sound

    Sound is half of your video and a huge part of any story. To celebrate this we've partnered with stillmotion and present the Big Shorts challenge. Read up for details!

    Category:
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Viewfinders and Monitors: Tools to Help You Focus

    Attaining a sharp image is arguably one of the most important but challenging aspects of shooting. Fortunately, tools like viewfinders and monitors can help you get around the limitations of your camer's LCD screen.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Light 'Em Up: Basic Lights

    Think it's time to step up your production value with some lights? Let us help you with some basic info about commonly used video lights.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Mobile Filmmaking Gear Featured

    Our friends at Photojojo sent us some awesome mobile filmmaking gear to play with! Come on, let's turn that tired mobile phone video into a masterpiece.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Optical vs. Digital Zoom

    When zooming in this digital age, an important distinction needs to be made between optical and digital zoom. Let's explore the difference together!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • J-Cuts & L-Cuts

    You've probably seen J-Cuts and L-Cuts in all sorts of videos and movies. Learn how to identify them and when to consider using them in your videos.

    Category:
    Editing
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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